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UVA Sponsorship FAQ

Who needs a sponsor?

Do I need a sponsor in order to host my event at UVA?

External Organizations: Yes!

If you are a planner from an outside organization not affiliated with UVA and you wish to host a conference or other program on Grounds using UVA facilities, you must first obtain a University of Virginia (UVA) Sponsor.

The Sponsor must be a UVA President, Vice President, Dean, Academic Department Head, Director of Athletics, or one of these individual's designees. The Sponsor must verify that your program adheres to the educational mission of the University of Virginia.

The Sponsor will be the liaison between Conferences@UVA and your program in the event of any breaches of University policy.
 

Internal UVA Departments and Programs: No!

Internal programs conducted by University of Virginia departments do not require a sponsor. The department’s program representative is considered the liaison between Conferences@UVA and the program in the event of any breaches of University policy.

What are the required qualifications of the UVA sponsor?

The Sponsor must be a UVA President, Vice President, Dean, Academic Department Head, Director of Athletics, or one of these individual's designees. The Sponsor must verify that your program adheres to the educational mission of the University of Virginia.